Global Health Council notes: COVID-19 demonstrates that Universal Health Coverage in every community must be the top priority. Increased investment in all seven Global Action Plan accelerators must focus on community health systems so that tests and vaccinations can succeed. Community resilience, sharing best practices, sustainable financing, easy accessible community health centers and health workers…

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Global Health Council was unable to submit statements on all (or some) official agenda items. Global Health Council, supported by the Global Health Technologies Coalition and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, commend WHO and Member States on accelerating efforts to meet global TB elimination goals. The world is not yet on track to end…

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Administration News HHS released National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025, based on the 2014 strategy and the first National Action Plan that was released in 2015. The latest plan was led by the Assistant Secretary…

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Organized by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and GBC Health Innovation in the Time of COVID-19: Developing and Scaling New Tools October 21, 2020 RSVP Friends and GBCHealth plan to hold a webinar focused on how private sector innovation in prevention, diagnostics and treatment are shaping the response to HIV/AIDS,…

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Organized by The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health October 20 – 24, 2020 More Information The Union World Conference on Lung Health is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians and public health workers, health programme managers, policymakers, researchers and advocates working to end the suffering caused by…

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Organized by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria The Impacts of COVID-19 on AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Programs in Africa July 14, 2020 RSVP Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends) will host a webinar examining the impacts of COVID-19 on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Programs in…

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This guest post was written by Jordan Coriza , Media Relations Manager and Content Editor, Management Sciences for Health (MSH). It was originally published on MSH’s website.   HOW HEALTH WORKERS USE TECHNOLOGY TO COMBAT ILLNESS Treatments for diseases like tuberculosis (TB) and HIV are lengthy and complex. Medications need to be taken regularly and for…

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Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most pressing global health challenges of our time. Despite being preventable and curable, TB kills approximately 250,000 people a year. What’s more, curing TB requires a lengthy treatment period, which is often interrupted by poor access and adherence to therapy. Moreover, multi-drug resistant strains of TB are emerging at alarming rates in several regions across…

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Global Financing Facility Webinar Series Starts March 21 GHC and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH) will host the first webinar in a three-part series on March 21 at 10:00 AM EDT to discuss feedback received on the draft Global Financing Facility (GFF) Civil Society Engagement Strategy. The strategy, developed by PMNCH in…

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